Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is the senior entertainment editor at Fatherly and a contributing writer for Inverse. He writes about TV, film, and books, with emphases on science fiction, Star Trek, Dune, Star Wars, James Bond, ‘80s pop culture, ‘90s music, kids’ media, and more.

He is also the author of three non-fiction books: "Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths," (2015), “Phasers On Stun! How the Making and Remaking of Star Trek Changed the World” (2022), and the forthcoming book “The Spice Must Flow: The Journey of Dune,” (Fall 2023); all from Plume/Dutton Books (Penguin Random House.) His other writing has been published with the New York Times, Esquire, Den of Geek, SyFy Wire, VICE, StarTrek.com and elsewhere.

Ryan is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency and lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter.

007 and Chill

Every Single James Bond Movie Ever Is Finally Streaming In One Place

Shaken, stirred, streaming on your phone, laptop, or TV; here's where to find Bond movies online.

License to Thrill

60 Years Ago, Sean Connery Changed Action Movies Forever

The studio behind the first James Bond movie lacked faith in their leading man. And then, the movie came out.


‘Dracula,’ ‘The Wolf-Man,’ and 5 Classic Halloween Movies — All Streaming For Free

Black and white oldies are still great, and very often, bloodless!

Shaken and Stirred

Gen-Z James Bond? Producer Confirms Next 007 Won't Be In His Twenties

"It works for a thirty-something.”

As You Wish

6 Reasons We Still Love 'The Princess Bride,' 35 Years Later

Don’t let the memes ruin the magic.

Cool Dads

Anthony Q. Farrell On Diverse Family Comedies, '90s Nostalgia and Why 'The Office' Will Never Die

The multi-talented former Office writer talks to Fatherly about family sitcoms, ‘90s nostalgia, and why people will never get over Jim and Pam.


Hugh Jackman Confirmed Wolverine Is Coming To The MCU In The Best Way Possible

"Yeah, sure."

Shaken and Stirred

What’s The Best James Bond Song Ever? New Documentary Might Have The Answer

The Sound of 007 will chart the entire sonic history of Bond.

Old Friends

30 Years Ago, Seinfeld Dropped A Deeply Underrated And Utterly Perfect Episode

“The Wallet” and “The Watch” may not be considered among the best Seinfeld episodes ever, but what’s the deal with that?

Rebel Rebel

Review: 'Andor' Makes Star Wars For Grownups Again

The new prestige-feeling Disney+ series isn't for kids and doesn’t care about manchildren either.

Old Friends

36 Years Ago, A Very Adult Film Morphed Into An Instant Kids’ Classic

Let's talk about what we mean by "real" when it comes to 'The Real Ghostbusters.'

Old Friends

30 Years Ago, One Cartoon Changed The Darkest Superhero Forever

Where were you when Batman: The Animated Series arrived?

Fatherly Turntable

New Beatles Album Re-Release Features Dark Alternate Version Of A Famous Song

A new version of Revolver drops on October 28, 2022. Here's what’s in it.

Rock Gods

The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Is The Rock Event of the Year

The concert for the late Foo Fighter is streaming. And. It will Blow. Your. Mind.

Watch Together

The 100 Greatest Kids Movies Of All Time According to Movie Critic Dads

From golden oldies to 21st-century instant classics, here’s our deeply curated, and surely controversial, ultimate ranking of 100 movies kids must see before they hit their 10th birthday.

Old Friends

25 Years Ago, The Biggest Rock Band Dropped A Perfect Album That Nobody Was Ready For

1997. Where were you when Oasis was getting even higher?

Date Night

'She-Hulk' Is The Best Marvel Show For Date Night, Ever

Don't worry about superhero nonsense. She-Hulk: Attorney At Law is just fun.

Shaken and Stirred

Next James Bond Casting Rumor Kicks Out All The “Old” 007 Hopefuls

Here’s why a much younger 007 is suddenly on the table.


RIP Morgan Taylor, Beloved Indie Children’s Musician

The contemporary genius of kids’ rock has died at the age of 52.

My Dad Joke

Owen Wilson Tells Us His Best (Worst) Dad Joke

The latest, greatest superhero dad (in Secret Headquarters) tells us his best dad joke.